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Accident: 201105236 - Employee Is Injured When Slammed Into Fence By Bull

Accident: 201105236 -- Report ID: 0950624 -- Event Date: 08/25/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30081745910/27/20040241W & J Dairies
On August 25, 2004, Employee #1, a milker with at least 17 years of milking experience, was bringing the cows in for the evening milking. This was the fourth of five groups of cows to be gathered and herded into the milking barn. Employee #1 knew the bull was in with the cows, but it had never been a problem. On this particular evening, the bull charged and pinned Employee #1 against a metal and wire rope fence, fracturing his spine and pelvis. Employee #1 was hospitalized for treatment of the fractures.
Keywords: fracture, spine, pinned, pelvis, fence, struck by, bull
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300817459 Hospitalized injury Fracture Farm workers

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